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was an automatic weapon and an explosive laden suicide vest. they were fakes provided by fbi. >>> classes are back in session at two universities tonight after some eerily similar threats. the first came this morning at the university of texas at austin. a man called claiming to have planted bombs all over campus. there was also a bomb threat at north dakota state university. tonight the fbi is trying to figure out if they are related. >>> at valparaiso university in indiana is tightening security after threatening graffiti, but no word if that is related tonight. >>> new information about the former bus driver accused of ramming a school bus into an employee lounge in accokeek back in december. prosecutors claim 41-year-old theresa douglas was upset with some of her co-workers, so she drove her bus into the trailer that housed their lounge. the washington post reports the jury agreed and convicted douglas. she now faces 53 years in prison. sentencing is next month. >>> a northern virginia man on death row since he was 20 had the chance that he would walk out a free man today, but the judge said
's no question. >> skip brandon is former fbi assistant director for counterterrorism. >> our intelligence, law enforcement people are talking to each other. >> our mind set changed by september 12. the shoe bomber and the underwear bomber proved airplane passengers are unlikely ever again to give up without a fight. >> this alerts them to whether or not there's radiation present. >> police in montgomery county and across the country have focused on counter terrorism. homeland security has spent billions equipping officers with equipment like radiation detectors. >> the money we spent is like spending money for insurance. you have to decide just how safe you want to be. >> one political scientist at ohio state university has estimated your odds of being killed by a terrorist at 1 in 3.5 million. to make those odds smaller, america has spent trillions of dollars and sacrificed the lives of thousands of our heroic service members. >> in order to imagine that we are safer from terrorism, we have given up all kinds of freedom. >> regional aclu director says the costs outweigh the risks. >> i
: the fbi open -- justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi opened the investigation to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. a government source says the fbi is sending investigators to germany to interview personnel who evacuated the consulate in libya. at the state department danielle nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> three americans injured in the benghazi attack are being treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. the remains of ambassador stevens and the three others killed with him will arrive back in the u.s. tomorrow. >>> both sides in the presidential race campaigning today in the battle ground state of virginia. you are looking live at mary washington university where the first lady michelle obama is speaking even as we speak. earlier today republican presidential candidate mitt romney was at a place called van dyke park in fairfax and our own bruce leshan was there checking him out. what was the deal? >> yesterday even as these details of this libyan tragedy were unfolding, mitt romney actually held a news conference
implication for american middle east policy right here now. two american cruise ships are dg beployed. the fbi has started an investigation. more potential american targets now than just 2 days ago. derek. >>> right now we have to get back into the political angle because reacting to that attack, the president said we reject those who would denigrate the religious beliefs of others but there's no justification for this type of violence. he called on for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. mitt said the president wasn't hit back hard enough. >> reiterate a statement, apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for an administration. >> well, the president says romney has a history of shooting off his mouth without first taking aim. >> i think what he was trying to say is look if you make a film and it is derogatory about religion we should condemn that but you still have the right to do that. we believe that in the united states of america and if an embassy says something to the contrast that is not right. >> bob mcdonald telling 9 news now what he thinks romney mean
thought he was plotting with al-qaeda but was actually working with undercough fbi agents. he was brought to authority's attention when he answered a facebook ad seeking muslim holy warriors. >>> justin wolfe spent 11 years on death row for a crime he says he did not commit. today he learned he'll have to stay in jail waiting for a new trial. wolfe was convicted of ordering the murder of his drug supplier. the triggerman initially implicated wolfe but recanted that story years later. a federal judge threw out the conviction, but the state plans to retry him. family and friends were hoping the judge would release wolfe on bail, but that did not happen. >> this is so unfair that justin has spent 11 years in solitary confinement for a crime he didn't commit and it's time for him to come home. >> this has been the strongest scared straight program any kid could ever go through. >> wolfe's new trial scheduled next month and if he's convicted, once again he could be on death row. >>> hundreds of central high school students spent today honoring marckel ross. you remember this young man's name.
allegiance. giffords was severely wounded in an attack last year. >>> the fbi is investigating a nasty hoax, a woman and her new boyfriend allegedly pulled on her ex. a u.s. airways flight to dallas returned to philadelphia thursday. officials had gotten a call that christopher shell had explosives on board. he was on his way home to celebrate his 29th birthday. instead he was taken off the plane at begun point. cbs news learned his ex's new boyfriend may have placed the call. shell didn't help by posting on facebook that a friend escorted him through security. >> the only thing i did do is walk through with him and guide him around and help him carry things and tell him what the regulations were. >> but shell ended up spending his birthday in jail. he was arrested when he arrived in dallas on outstanding warrants. all kind of drama. >>> last night's pittsburgh/cincinnati football game in ohio, a member of the band did a lip-synching. cameras caught a trumpet player tumbling down the stadium steps. it caused his instrument to break apart. he managed to put the trumpet back together but miss
people. >> charlie, will we see a coordination between the fbi and american official who are coming and the libyan security officials in benghazi? >> reporter: yes, from what we understand that investigation is already under way. interestingly, we didn't see investigators at the compound. yes, they are spreading out throughout the benghazi area in the hunt for the people that are responsible for this, but the eyewitnesses we spoke to said it was a rally. it was an anti-american protest, but it was largely peaceful. what happened after that seemed to have been guided, and it wasn't out of anger. this wasn't a rally or an anti-american protest that exploded. this seemed to be an attack on the u.s. consulate. >> thank you very much. senior correspondent john miller, senior director of national intelligence along with lara logan. good morning. what do we know about the people behind the attack in benghazi? >> not much. i mean, right now we're in the stage, a critical stage, of attribution, which is how do we figure out who it was if it wasn't a spontaneous mob? given the equipment, the
american embassies. washington dc said they're giving embassies attention. a homeland security fbi intelligence bulletin posted yesterday warns the risk of violence could increase here in the united states but says it has no credible evidence. >> it's strictly a cya cover your back side in case something happens somewhere, somehow and they have the next commission of why weren't we warned, they can say, oh, we warned you. >> reporter: in libya, the president of the congress there told cbs the killers of the americans will be caught. >> everyone is determined. >> reporter: the attackers are believed to be affiliated with al qaeda as is the group that released a new video of warren winesteen who was captured in pakistan making a new appeal for release. >> i seek for my release. >> reporter: it went on to say that the administration has been unresponsive. near his company in arlington or his family in rockville responded to our request to talk about it. and as part of an effort, a u.s. marine rapid response team has now been dispatched to sudan. teams have already been sent to yemen a
the embassy in tripoli. the f.b.i. has launched a full investigation. agents are being sent there now to sift through the wreckage for evidence. now two war ships armed with cruise missiles are taking positions off the libyan coast. so the u.s. response to these violent protests has also become a very heated topic in the presidential campaigns. i'll have more on that coming up at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> kristin fisher with the update from our satellite center. >>> two sisters are accused of running an illegal home day care in woodbridge, virginia. they each face seven counts of reckless endangerment of a child. investigators say the two women were trying to care for 21 children between the ages of three months and four years old. and they say investigators found seven infants strapped into car seats and left in bath rooms and closets. none of the children was injured. >>> another rabid beaver has turned up in fairfax county. a group of youngsters were add the hidden pond nature center sunday when a beaver jumped out of the water and started chasing them. an animal control officer shot the beav
similar protests in egypt and libya, but now the f.b.i. is investigating the possibility that the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in libya was a planned terrorist attack intended to mark the anniversary of 9/11. here is secretary of state senator clinton followed by president obama. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: the obama administration has started the search for the people who killed ambassador stevens and the three other state department officers killed in tuesday's attack. they're bringing in the marines, unmanned drones and two warships armed with cruise missiles. they're taking position just off the libyan coast. the situation escalating rapidly. i will be monitoring it throughout the next half-hour and bring you an update at 6:30. >> we'll see you then, kristin live in our satellite center this morning. >>> the film behind all
for the f.b.i. investigators from the united states to come in, or are you advising them to stay away for a while? >> maybe it is better for them to stay for a little while, for a little while. but until we-- we-- we do what we have to do ourselves. but, again, we'll be there for their presence to help further the investigation. i mean, any hasty action i think is not welcomed. >> schieffer: i want to thank you very much for joining us this morning. thank you, sir. >> thank you so much. >> schieffer: and joining us now, suesap rice, the u.n. ambassador, our u.n. ambassador. madam ambassador, he said this is something that has been in the planning stages for month. i heard you were saying you think it is spontaneous? >> bob, let me tell you what we believe to be the assessment at presence. first of all, very purpose rimportantly, as you discussed, there is is an investigation that will be done by f.b.i. they are not on the ground yet but they have begun looking at all source of evidence of various sorts available to them and us. they will get on the ground and continue the investigatio
-old pleaded guilty in federal court. f.b.i. acts arrested him in -- agents arrested him in february after undercover officers provided him with what was believed to be a bomb vest. >>> in campaign 2012, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is making a morning speech in the district at the values voters summit. then this afternoon he'll be in harrisonburg, virginia. ryan's running mate g.o.p. presidential nominee mitt romney stopped in fairfax thursday. he began by offering words and praise of slained ambassador stevens but was interrupted by a heck letter. he went on to criticize obama's foreign policy. >>> first lady michele obama spoke to supporters at mary washington university in fredricksburg. she told the audience the president needs four more years to complete what he started. >>> today maryland's public service commission will conclude its hearing into this summer's derecho storm. after traveling around the state last month to hear from utility customers, now members are asking pepco and other power companies how they can avoid week-long outages after major storms. thu
is the police department responding that that homeland security fbi security alert? we asked, and anita if we ever get an answer, we'll tell you. >> thank you. >>> president obama addressed the recent killings in libya during his campaign stop in colorado. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. [ cheers and applause ]. [ cheers and applause ] >> i want people around the world to hear me to all of those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> his republican opponent mitt romney spent the day campaigning in virginia and he also discussed the events in libya. >> what a tragedy to lose such wonderful people. >> why do you put us in libya? why do you put us up in libya. >> usa. >> we want to be silent. we're going to keep on going. >> the heckler was escorted out as the events in libya unfoldeled, he has since tried to refocus -- unfolded, he has since tried to refocus it back on the economy. >>> the search for answers goes on tonight in the case of a prince george's county teenager gunned down tuesday simply walking his way to school. now,
her. the fbi and capital police are investiga investigating. no one was hurt and no shots were fired. >>> a real life scare during a worldwide wrestling match. jerry lawlor collapsed during a broadcast of "monday night raw" in montreal. his announcing partner michael cole was sitting next to him when it happened. >> i want to preface this by saying this is not part of tonight's entertainment. this is a real life situation. my broadcast colleague jerry "the king"lawlor earlier on tonight collapsed in mid match while on commentary. he fell out of his chair to the floor below. doctors were here immediately. >> the wwe says the 62-year-old lawlor suffered a heart attack, but he's said to be breathing on his own. >>> coming up a little later after your local news on "cbs this morning," an exclusive interview with leon panefta. this is the "cbs morning news." here's my morning routine. gotta start the day off right. wardrobe. cute. then new activia breakfast blend. a great way to help start the day. mmm... creamy lowfat yogurt with grains in yummy breakfast flavors, like apple cinnamon. it
to washington, and a law enforcement source said the f.b.i. would begin the investigation by interviewing the 30 american sush viefers of the attack who are now at a u.s. military wais in germany. the attackers struck at 10 p.m. local time tuesday and within 15 minutes were inside the compound firing on the main building where ambassador chris stevens, information manager sean smith, and a security officer had already begun destroying classified documents. smoke and flames from a rocket-probelled grenade which exploded on the roof, drove the security officer ow of the building, but he went back in to find stevens and smith. state department spokeswoman victoria nuland described what happened next. >> when he got to sean smith, he was already dead. he pulled him from the building. he went back into the building with additional security forces, but was unable to locate ambassador stevens before the fire overcame the building. >> reporter: the battle then shifted to an annex where two other americans, former navy seal glen doherty, and a still-un identified state department security guard were kill
notified that someone brought liquid ex please sis on board. a line caught the fbis sources. tell cbs news that it turns out his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend made it all up. reportedly, he threatened to make shell's life miserable. he told them "i know what this is about." he produced texts and voice males to prove it was all over a twisted lover's triangle. >> there was a threat. that threat was unfounded. that flight was never in any danger. and i just want to stress right now that the male that was briefly taken in for investigation has committed no crime. >> well, maybe. hours later, shell boarded another flight to dallas. his troubles seemingly behind him. ironically on arrival, texas authorities also arrested the beleaguered traveler on unspecified outstanding warrants. for "cbs this morning," i'm jim axelrod in new york. >>> senior correspondent john miller, a former fbi assistant director, joins us now. what's the status of this thing now? >> charlie, this hang has gone to hell in a hand basket. >> love is complicated. >> i don't know where to go. shell gets off the plane -- >> yo
by a terrorist group with links to al qaeda. as f.b.i. agents and other investigators continue to sift through all of the evidence, evidence is mounting that this was a precisely typed raid carried -- timed raid carried out by heavily armed militants. the militants attacked what was thought to be a secret safehouse right as libyan and security forces were arriving at the consulate to rescue the staff that was being evacuated. eastern libya's interior minister believes the militants were tipped off to the location by infiltrators within the consulate security force. the same minister also saying the militants were likely using the civilians protesting that anti-islam film as a cover for their attack. yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton made it very clear that the u.s. government had nothing to do with the video that prompted these protests all over the middle east. >> to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to provoke rage. >> reporter: that rage over the video continued today in
in connection with a proposed parking garage project. f.b.i. agents also arrested mack's brother and campaign supporter. the men received 54 -- $54,000 in bribes. >>> thousands of chicago teachers spent their first day on strike rallying in the streets wearing red shirts. teachers marked to the school system's headquarters. the union called the strike sunday after not resolving disagreements over several issues, including how teachers will be evaluated. >>> nasa has released some self- portraits of the mars rover curiosity. the rover snapped these shots while testing the color camera at the tip of its 7-foot long robotic arm. the rover landed on the red planet last month and will spend two years exploring large craters for signs of microbiotic life. >>> despite improved treatments and survival rates, breast cancer is still a scary diagnosis. now a new facility is focusing on reassurance as well as treatment. dr. sonia kella is director of the shady grove breast imaging center which is holding an open house tomorrow. again, welcome here this morning. thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> t
but a convincing fake. it's not known how the manager was targeted, but the fbi is digging for clues in her home and car. in a city known for bizarre bank robberies, this heist has quickly taken its place near the top of the list. for "cbs this morning," i'm bill whitaker in los angeles. >>> senior correspondent john miller, a former lapd deputy commissioner joins us now. hello, john. >> good morning. >>> i instantly thought are they sure the bank manager isn't involved. i know the investigation is continuing. i always think of that. >> you know, let's be frank here. that's the uncomfortable part. i say at that because it is part of the process. when there's a child kidnapped, the first people they look at are the parents not because they have anything to do with it, they have to eliminate that. to be candid, they're going to look at the bank manager quite hard, not that there's anything to believe she is a suspect. that's a starting place. which is you want to hear her story as an investigator. you want to go back -- see is it consistent, does it make sense, does it stand cross-examination. at
. and the white house didn't do it. >> senior correspondent john miller, former fbi director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> i think what kirk has stumbled into here is a bit of a well-worn path. we knew some of that. what he has added is the granularity of the actual memos and some of the actual words that were there in front of the white house and the national security team. but, you know, richard clark, who is the national security advisor for terrorism, in his book, he said all the lights were blinking red and we were pushing this in front of condi rice every day and it was hard to get any priority on this. in george tenet's book, he details the briefings that were given. so some of this we knew -- >> but it's something that we didn't know? >> there's some in terms of the level of detail we didn't know. >> a failure of imagination. a failure to connect the dots, as we've known from the 9/11 commission report. i was with secretary panetta yesterday and asking him now that it is 11 years after 9/11, is al qaeda still our biggest threat? with bin laden dead, cut off the head of the sna
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